The Danish defender Daniel Wass was the unfortunate on the side of the visitors with the ball in his own goal. Lucas Vázquez made just before time for the decision.
Wass headed the ball in the eighth minute own goal after a cross from Real defender Dani Carvajal. For Wass, it was already his third own goal in La Liga since he is in 2015 to Spain moved.
Real knew the score a long time, and Valencia got a number of good opportunities. In the 83rd minute pushed Vázquez in reference to Karim Benzema got 2-0 within. Vázquez had this season not scored. He was Real for the first time since 2000 thanks to an own goal won.
Real Madrid are three points behind Seville, on Sunday, against Deportivo Alavés plays. Number two, FC Barcelona receives Villarreal.